Professional Development

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#11977 Jump into the New School Year with Creative Ways to Utilize Google Tools in the Classroom

The Google Suite of tools opens up so many possibilities for our students beyond work processing and creating slide shows. During this workshop, participants will look at new strategies for leveraging the full capacity of the Google Suite and other amazing digital tools, all while learning how to effectively distribute […]

#11942 Prequalification Training for Teacher Evaluators ISBE #4001

Through a face-to-face training experience that includes multiple opportunities for prospective evaluators to practice evaluator competencies, including an improved component on providing effective feedback to teachers through conferencing, trainees will learn the ins and outs of Professional Practice and Student Growth evaluation. There is a requirement of two to four […]

#11978 Ignite Creativity in the Classroom!

Unlock the creative potential of the Chromebook and move beyond using the device for word processing, productivity, and organization. The session will explore the creative potential of the Chromebook to give your students the ability to craft amazing multimedia masterpieces! Participants will explore various apps, web tools and extensions available […]

#11976 Get Google Certified! Google Level 1 Exam Prep

The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. this workshop is designed for teachers that have a solid base of implementing […]

#11941 Prequalification Training for Teacher Evaluators ISBE #4001

Through a face-to-face training experience that includes multiple opportunities for prospective evaluators to practice evaluator competencies, including an improved component on providing effective feedback to teachers through conferencing, trainees will learn the ins and outs of Professional Practice and Student Growth evaluation. There is a requirement of two to four […]

#11959 K-5 Classroom Management and Behavior Intervention Strategies

The classroom management and behavior strategies you use affect your students’ success and YOUR own sanity. Classroom Management refers to the wide variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to keep a classroom running smoothly. Come learn strategies for building a positive, compassionate classroom community that engages learners to […]

#11946 The Literacy Challenge: Reading to Learn Scaling the Reading/Writing Mountain

This interactive workshop provides effective strategies to help all levels of reading achieve expand their skill confidence, and reading motivation. In the workshop, we examine and experience the 10 steps up the ‘reading mountain’ – and discover strategies steps that educators use to get students unstuck on the climb.   […]